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shoppers are getting extra protection. christin ayers explains how oakland police will be out in force separating the naughty from the nice. >> reporter: it happens frequently where chelsea adams works. >> there's a bunch of little teenagers that will come and hang out and hit all the stores. i've not seen an extra police presence. >> across the country you see an increase in crime during the holiday season. >> strings of thefts and muggings have spiked over the last several weeks the latest robbery happened minutes before we got to this location a woman was walking out of the trader joes in rock ridge when two men accosted her taking her groceries and purse. >> holidays are desperate times. and a lot of desperate people. >> desperate people and a diminished police force. oakland police booked fewer than people. >> this isn't always about arresting people. it's about intervention and prevention. >> cruisers, undercover officers and bike cops partnering with private security guards. >> i notice they have guys out in yellow jackets too that make me feel even safer. >> all at a time when
eyewitness news in high definition. >>> breaking news in oakland four people have been shot all within a couple blocks of one another. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers is there. chris christin. >> that's correct we have a massive scene out here along sixth street. a long scene. you can see multiple cruisers. this area encompassing about six blocks where we're being told shootings happened and multiple people involved in the shootings. multiple victims from what we're hearing right now. four people shot. one person according to authorities is in critical condition at this moment. we don't know the conditions of the other four currently. and information just coming in at this moment. i talked to a couple neighbors in this area that heard the gunfire a short time ago before we arrived on scene. they described hearing maybe a dozen shots and coming out and seeing people laying in the street. we're hearing four victim so far in this east oakland neighborhoods. a very large presence in east oakland. no word on whether authorities have been able to track down the shooters. christin ayers cbs 5.
explained what oakland unified will now have to do as a punishment. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds. $50,000 just this year, dolled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her duties as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little excessive. >> it does. i'm not aware of their particul
for bart riders. >>> crime in oakland is out of control. but tonight, health is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some solutions. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on the man who brings coast-to-coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland. and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree. crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department, legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius
was the last time you got a parking ticket? they're bad enough. but now comes word that the city of oakland is adding insult to injury. it's keeping parking ticket money that should be given back to drivers. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers finds out why. >> reporter: no one likes getting a parking ticket. >> she was going to give me a ticket just now! >> reporter: but in oakland, if you got one and mistakenly paid too much, it was likely that you'd never see that money again. in a report released today, oakland's auditor says last year, people accidentally overpaid the city of oakland $316,000 in parking fees. instead of giving the money back, the city quietly kept the cash. >> it was absolutely surprising. it's not our money. >> reporter: state law requires that cities inform people that they've overpaid so they can collect their money, something san francisco and l.a. do. but it appears oakland never has. >> we found no evidence that they have ever refunded the citizens in the past. >> i am more than concerned about corruption of city officials. >> reporter: city officials would not go on c
ultimately made more money. he claims lawmakers didn't take advantage of taxpayer dollars. >> oakland police have fended off the feds. the city cut a last minute deal with civil rights attorneys to avoid a takeover. they agreed to a compliance director. cbs 5 insider says both sides can claim a partial victory. >> reporter: the plaintiffs will have someone within the department to make sure that changes are made. and if they aren't made they can go to the court and ask for changes in the police chief and command staff. the city on the other hand gets to hold on to its popular police chief and gets another shot at making things good with the plaintiffs. what they avoid is a complete federal takeover. something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could lead to a judge telling them they don't have enough cops. >> crime was the subject of a neighborhood meeting in oakland just a few hours ago. the mayor was there. so was the police chief. neighbors tell cbs 5 recorder linda yee it seems to them that it was more talk and few real promises of any action. >> reporter: the mayor and poli
control. just before the oikos shooting in oakland of april of this year, that support dropped to 53%. >> and it's not your imagination. the number of mass shootings has gone up dramatically in recent history. this year alone we've had seven incidents where four or more people have been killed in a single episode. >>> coming up, for the second time in a week, the big logo switch at the university of california. >> a secret gold mine and the bay area teacher who just inherited it. >> what's with all the camels roaming around? >> all of the sudden it feels a lot like winter around here in the bay area. check out the temperatures already well in to the 30s. couple degrees above freezing for livermore and santa rosa. we'll talk about how cold we get tonight and how long we'll have the rain showers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, presence around schools. oakland, fremont >> the violence in connecticut caused several bay area police departments to step up their presence around schools. oakland, fremont, san leandro and palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police have resourc
members. it all happened at an apartment. the woman has been arrested. >>> and in oakland, a man cleaning out his basement found more than five pounds of dynamite. he called police and the alameda county bomb squad showed up to remove the tnt. about a dozen neighbors were evacuated. the explosives had been there for more than 30 years. they date back to world war ii. >>> the debate over gun control has moved to one over privacy over protection. the new york journal news got data by filing freedom of information request. the maps don't show whether the residents actually own guns, just that they're legally able to. george gascon says it's an unfortunate circumstance. >> the people that are actually registering the guns and following all the rules, they're law-abiding citizens and they should be protected. >> the new york journal news is standing behind the project. >>> gun buy-back programs here in the bay area are proving to be a big hit. in los angeles, city officials moved up the date of the city's annual buy-back program following the newtown shooting. handguns are good for $100 grocer
in oakland, a man almost fell off his bike when he couldn't see the sidewalk. chp crews also had their hands full, including a spinout, and an uprooted tree. a heavy tree limb landed on a van going down wildcat road. the two people inside were shaken but not hurt. in walnut creek, small business owners are worried about their bottom line. >> everybody is doing their christmas shopping, but the storm is definitely going to keep people away. >> reporter: alfonso garcia works at atlas men's clothing. he is trying to make sure the impending storm doesn't wash away potential customers. >> we are trying to call clients and make sure they can come in, keep trying, whatever it takes to get them out and shopping. >> reporter: in walnut creek, elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> today's storm knocked out power to thousands of homes, including the ones you see here over along the great highway in san francisco. at last week, pg&e reported 3200 outages, most of those in the north bay. >>> and the lights were even out on the bay bridge for part of the early morning commute. power outages also affected the richmo
like a different world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland, too, but the program donor stepped in. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. san francisco police say this last weekend's buy back program was one of the more successful ones. so successful, the community groups that organized it are already working on a statewide buy back program. they are finding the sponsors now. live in san francisco, linda yee, cbs5. >>> and coming up, a bay area mom says her son had his mouth taped shut and his teacher did it. how she explains the extreme punishment. >>> are you getting overcharged at the check out line? the big grocery chain found to make more mistakes than tore stores. stores. >> plus, what you can do with ,, it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cl
and sunday. tomorrow, concord, 61. oakland, 63. san jose should be a beautiful day. sunshine, 64. low 60's with that morning fog for pleasant hill and low 60's for santa rosa, sausalito and downtown san francisco. gorgeous weekend. mid 60's with sunshine. monday and tuesday, mid 60's before showers return. ,,,,,,,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. dollars. >>> for a bay area mother and daughter, what started with just a few cookies turned into millions of dollars. >> cbs reporter elizabeth cook with the story behind the cookie empire. >>
keep going on with it. >>> the unimaginable, for a five-year-old girl in east oakland. finding her mom dead in the kitchen. a source says there was a 911 call from a home on longfellow avenue just before 8 tonight. officers found a woman in her 30's dead from a gunshot wound. they quickly arrested her daughter's father, just a few blocks away. the five-year-old and a 15-year- old boy, who was also home at the time, are safe at the police station. >>> and a mom and her young son were killed when their car crashed head-on into a big rig on highway 4 near byron. the chp says the truck driver had slowed for stopped traffic when the car coming in the opposite direction lost control and slammed into it. the truck driver wasn't hurt. the highway was closed most of the night but is now back open. >>> a warning to women in the richmond area tonight. there is a kidnapper and a rapist on the loose. take a good look. investigators say these two sketches are of the same suspect from two crimes. one in june, one just last month. both attacks happened in richmond's gavin corridor area. >> i was reall
evasion. >>> when it comes to traffic stops, oakland police just don't make them like they used to. in fact, the numbers are down by 75% from just a few years ago. officers have made fewer than 16,000 stops this year, down from 68,000 back in 2009. police point to layoffs and staffing shortages that put low priority items on the back burner. some officers also complain that the paperwork process is complicated and time-consuming. >>> bay area shoppers got some unusual protection today. special escorts at a bart station. cbs reporter explains why some people are asking, what's the point? >> reporter: tis the season for stealing. tanto knows first hand. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me, took my stuff and pistol whipped me in the face. >> reporter: it's been happening more frequently at bart stations, especially to riders saddled with shopping bags. >> they're noticing that you're not watching them, so they're going to take that opportunity to take that property from you. >> reporter: police say the most common crime on bart is cell phone thefts. >> we want you t
was stabbed to death. police made an arrest in her murder. the shootings were in an area of west oakland known for gang activity. >>> a sixth person faces murder and other charges in the case of a man and woman found gagged on a san francisco street. authorities say 26-year-old catherine uong is being held on $2 million bail. her nickname on the street is killer. >>> and some of san francisco's most beautiful murals have become targets for taggers. the problem runs from north bay to the tenderloin. vandals even defaced parts of claireon alley. they have more than 21,000 requests for graffiti cleanups this year. >>> you can still get a free ride on muni tonight. the transit agency celebrated its 100th birthday today by waiving fares for all passengers. the offer continues until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. muni carries nearly 700,000 people every day. >>> well, the death of a woman brutally gang raped half a world away is causing repercussions here in the bay area. >> i'll be dad. i'll be murdered. >> what protesters are demanding in memory of the new delhi victim. >> i can't say it on camera, to the pe
home. it landed on a house in oakland hills. he said he heard something but thought he was dreaming. that's the hole the tree put in the kitchen. all four tenants are sleeping somewhere else tonight. >>> let's see if he sleeps through this. the numbers are mostly in the 40's. we've got numbers beginning to collapse after record-high temperatures in the bay area. we do have rain coming in on thursday. let's look at the right now temperatures. san jose at 51 and santa rosa, 43. here's how it looks now as the sun sank slowly in the west. this is a few miles south of santa cruz. but look a little more closely at the water. the tides at ocean beach are beginning to rise. nothing unusual. the earth now being at its closest approach to the sun, so the next couple of days we're gonna have the highest tides of the season. you'll see the low-lying shore area around mill valley. the highway 1 exit often floods at this time of year. we had a record high in santa rosa of 68. and in the headlines, things are all going to change. cooler tomorrow. clouds will be on the increase. then rain and cold
, and the list goes on. the cbs 5 reporter phil shows us the difference. >> reporter: one visit to oakland police department's evidence room will give you a pretty good idea of how many guns really are out on america's streets. and often, the difference between a legal and an illegal gun comes down to how many bullets it can fire and how quickly. >> this is an assault rifle. >> reporter: it started off as a legal semiautomatic. which means... >> you have to depress the trigger each time you want it to fire. with a fully automatic weapon, you can just hold the trigger back, and it automatically fires. >> reporter: and then there's the side of the bullet clip. >> in the state of california, you can't have more than ten rounds. >> the capacity of the magazines dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high-capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. >> reporter: just the talk of possible new gun control measures has gun stores reporting upticks in sales all across the country. >>> a blistering report on secu
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